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Leeseo (IVE) Profile, Bio, and Facts

Leeseo IVE

Leeseo (이서) is a South Korean Kpop singer and a member of the girl group IVE that debuted on December 1st, 2021, with the single album “Eleven” under Starship Entertainment.

Leeseo (IVE) Profile

Stage Name: Leeseo (이서)
Birth Name: Lee Hyun Seo (이현서)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: February 21, 2007
Active Years: 2021–present
Age: 16 (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O

Leeseo (IVE) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in Banpo-dong, Seocho- gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– She went to Seoul Jamwon Elementary School and Banghae Middle School.
– She is studying in the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment at Hanlim Arts School.
– She has been a part of her school’s choir since third grade.
– Her family shifted to Seoul after she joined Starship Entertainment as a trainee.
– Leeseo used to work as a model for SM kids.

Personal Life

Yujin finds it challenging to take care of Leeseo because she has many friends and doesn’t listen when her friends are around.
– She chose her stage name by subtracting the middle letters from her real name.
– Her MBTI type is ENFP.
– Her representative color is Yellow.
– She is the shortest member in the group.
Rei knows her secrets the best among the members.
– If she were a fan of IVE, her bias would be Yujin.
– She revealed that when she was in her first year of middle school, she was scouted while shopping around the Shinsegae department store in 2019.
– Her hands are the biggest among all IVE members.
– SNSD’s song “Lion Heart” made her interested in K-pop.
– She named her Airpods “Hyun-Seo”.
– Her motto is “I go slowly but never walk backwards”.
– She chose her eyes as her charming point.
– Her representative emoji is 🐯.
– Her Chinese Zodiac is the Pig.
– She has a younger sister who was born in 2011.
– She took speech lessons to improve her voice.
– She is close friends with Kim Na-yoon, a former member of Vitamin, who was also a trainee at Starship Entertainment.
– She saved Wonyoung’s contact name as “Forever Unnie” and Gaeul’s name as “Gal”.
– She considers Jennie (BLACKPINK) as her role model.
– Fans think she has a resemblance to Max Changmin (TVXQ).
– She is a fan of Jo Yuri.
– She often asks Wonyoung for advice because of her experience.
– If given the opportunity, she would like to star in an ice cream advertisement.
– Leeseo is a fan of asepa and her bias is Karina.


– Leeseo is the vocalist, dancer, visual and maknae of the group “IVE”.
– She was revealed as the final member of IVE.
– She is a member of the IVE’s dance line along with Gaeul and Yujin.
– She appeared in the “2022 KBS Song Festival: Y2K” and KBS2’s “Studio K” in 2023.
– She was featured in “marie claire” magazine in September 2022.
– She trained for two years before making her debut in IVE.
– She visited the Haagen-Dazs “Melting Point Exhibition Visit” (2022) and “GUCCI Gyeongbokgung 2024 Cruise Fashion Show” in 2023.
– She appeared as a guest in the KBS2 variety show “Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant” in 2023 (episodes 170-172).
– She was the youngest K-pop idol to appear on a music show in December 2021.
– Due to being a minor, she cannot perform with IVE past 10 pm.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her must-have item when going out is AirPods.
– Leeseo’s favorite character is Luffy from “Pororo the Little Penguin”.
– Her favorite season is winter and she also enjoys making snowmen.
– Her favorite movie is My Neighbor Totoro.
– She often listens to pop, upbeat songs, and R&B music.
– She enjoys playing baseball. [IVE ON]
– She enjoys watching dramas in her spare time.
– Her favorite fairy tale is “The Little Mermaid”.
– If given the choice, she prefers going to the future than the past. (Vlive)
– She prefers calling over texting.
– Rei often worries that Leeseo only prefers to eat sweet things and doesn’t eat food well.
– Her favorite animals are squirrels, butterflies and bears.
– She enjoys doing Pilates the most.

Food Preferences

– Leeseo doesn’t like eating stew or rice.
– She found pudding and chiffon cake in the Japanese convenience store to be the most delicious.
– She enjoys drinking thick mango smoothies. (IVE LOG)
– She likes mint chocolate.
– She loves to eat cakes, chicken, and cheese balls.
– She likes peaches, strawberries, and watermelon among fruits.
– She enjoys coffee and likes to buy Iced Americano from Starship Café.
– Her favorite snack is milk-flavored home run balls.
– She loves desserts, especially cakes and scones.
– She enjoys eating cheesecakes, particularly Basque Cheesecake. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She likes to eat the tail before the head in taiyaki.
– She likes bone-in chicken over boneless chicken.


– She has various nicknames such as “Baby Leeseo”, “Vitamin”, “Princess Leeseo”, “Metamon”, “Jammin”, “Maknae Seo”, “Maknaeng-i”.
– Her favorite nickname is Baby Tiger.
– The other members like to call her “Baby.”

Personality & Habits

– Gaeul mentioned that Leeseo mumbles while sleeping.
– She doesn’t wake up well when the alarm goes off.
– She often says the phrase “I like it!”.
– She commonly uses the emoticon 💓 (shaken heart).
– Leeseo used to practice her winking by eating something sour.
– It is common for her to start sentences with the phrase “I’d say.”
– She can sleep anywhere and likes to sleep with something on.
– She is conflict-averse.
– She has an active, and energetic personality.
– She used to practice her expressions while she was washing in the bathroom.
– She likes to tease and play childish pranks on her members.


– She is skilled at winking quickly, similar to Wonyoung.
– He enjoys swimming and considers it her specialty. She can do backstroke, butterfly, and turns.
– Leeseo can speak Korean, Japanese and basic English.
– She is good at making French toast.
– She has the ability to spin on the spot before giving people high-tens.
– She is skilled at putting in contacts without needing a mirror.
– She is bad at cutting steak properly.
– She is skilled at doing aegyo (acting cute).

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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